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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Lightning in June

by David leigh-smith on May 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

We have all been there. A model just fights and fights every inch of the way and sometimes just seems to say, “you aren’t really much good at this hobby, why not try golf, or knitting? Something less… skillful”. This […]

Me-109 in 6 variants

Hi, After being lazy for one year or so, I decided to start building a part of my collection from my favorite Me-109. I have some 18 kits from various firms. The first 6 you can see below, are the […]

Fw-190D-9 Tamiya

by Dionyssis Vakalas on May 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hi everyone ! This is my latest completion , the old but excellent tamiya kit . This was my first riveting effort ( about 10 years ago ) and for that i used a needle and not a riveting tool. […]

The unusual

by jim wasley on May 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

There has been some talk about something different on some of my feed backs well this fits the bill,its a 1/32 bf109,a friend gave me the kit sometime back and I I mostly build aircraft in 1/72.I saw something like […]

F-104G Belgian Starfighter “all open”

by Christian WERY on May 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

Eduard (Hasegawa) 1/48. Here (finally!) the F-104G Natofighter Eduard 1/48 that I was happy to receive here (as “awards of the month” winner) 19 months ago (October 2015). I used almost all the available detailing sets (except the radome) : […]

1/48 Hobby Boss Ka-27 Ukrainian Navy

by George Johnson on May 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Just finished this bad boy after 5 months of working on it off and on. It’s pretty much OOB except for the seats, a couple of scratch built antennas, pitot tubes, wiring/plumbing, and excellent Bergemont decals. I used a custom […]

Tamiya’s Mosquito masterpiece

by David leigh-smith on May 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 40 Comments

I’m not sure that there’s anything left unsaid about Tamiya’s 1/32 Mossie. She is big, beautiful, and generous to a fault. Having coveted this kit for some time (and not being shy about sharing this fact), I received the Mossie […]

Eduard 1/48 Albatros DVa, final installment

Hello again. Last of the project, basically with all the same changes and improvements than the previous two but with the needed changes to represent a DVa. Main difference is that the finishing was done mainly with decals (the other […]

Agusta Bell AB 206 A Jet Ranger, 8141 3C-JL, Kleeblatt team, 2nd Sqn 1st Flt Reg Austrian AF Langenlebarn 1985.

by Allan J Withers on May 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified a few things, cabin windows, tail rotor drive shaft, exhausts – not yet fitted, finished in Revell, MM and Humbrol enamels with Future over kit and other decals, built 2013.

Caudron’s little eagle: Caudron C.600 Aiglon, 1:72 SBS model

by Gábor Szabó on May 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

And here it is: the SBS Caudron 600 – finished within a week. I’m a slow modeler so I say wow! When I came home from the Moson Show I was so full with modeling experiences that I thought I […]